The Liemba at home port of Kigoma

The Liemba, a truly tough boat

World War One, although of course mainly took place in Europe, grew to involve Europe’s many African colonies.

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Globe Trekker launches video eComm platform

PRESS RELEASE SEPTEMBER 2016 PILOT PRODUCTIONS For immediate release Globe Trekker launches video eComm platform Well-loved travel series makes...

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Butch Cassidy’s Patagonian Hideout

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid were two of the most notorious outlaws of the American Wild West. Most people are familiar with their story due to the 1969...

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View of the Nahuel Huapi National Park landscape surrounding Bariloche

Barlioche: an unsuspecting past

Most people who come to the Alpine-style town of San Carlos de Bariloche to explore the great outdoors and the rich climbing heritage of the town, but the...

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A home from home, Welshmen in Patagonia

The first group of around 150 Welsh settlers arrived on a boat called the Mimosa at Port Madryn on Argentina’s east coast in 1865.

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Study Guide: A Brief History of Japan

The early periods of Japanese history can be divided into four distinct periods. Firstly, the Japanese Paleolithic Period, which lasted several millennia...

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Study Guide: A Short History of the Journey of...

Spices conjure images of tempting culinary art, fascinating travels and bitter struggles for supremacy. Expressions like variety is the spice of life and sugar...

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A Short History of Beer

Many anthropologists and archaeologists now believe that it was a taste for beer, not bread that started people farming barley around 9000 BC. Known as the...

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The Museo de Barcos Históricos Ayapua in Iquitos is housed on an old riverboat that was used during the rubber boom era in the Amazon.

Rubber Boom Rubber Bust

In order to figure out why a city as large as Iquitos, with a population of around half a million, exists marooned in the jungle, hundreds of miles from the...

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Iquitos: the biggest city in the world you...

Despite having a population of around half a million people, iIquitos is marooned in remote jungle, hundreds of miles from the nearest connecting road.

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